Minister Fraser to announce support for Turkish and Syrian temporary residents

Media advisory

Mississauga, March 17, 2023—The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will make an announcement regarding new immigration measures to support Turkish and Syrian temporary residents in Canada. Minister Fraser will be joined by the Honourable Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport.

Date: Saturday, March 18, 2023
Time: 2 p.m., Eastern Time


Venture X – Heartland

600 Matheson Boulevard West, Unit 5

Mississauga, Ontario L5R 4C1

Notes for media:

  • Media attending the event in person are asked to arrive no later than 1:45 p.m., Eastern Time.
  • Out-of-town journalists may join by dialing

    • Toll-free dial-in number (Canada/US): 1-866-206-0153
    • Local dial-in number: 613-954-9003
    • Participant passcode: 4061563#

  • The announcement will be available live on YouTube.

For more information (media only):

Media Relations

Communications Branch

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada


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